Amendments made: No. 32, in page 10, line 38, leave out "This section has" and insert—
Subsections (2) and (3) have'.
§ No. 33, in page 10, line 42, at end insert—379
§ "(3) An examination of accounts carried out by the Comptroller and Auditor General shall be carried out on behalf of the House of Commons.
§ (4) Subsection (5) applies where the Comptroller and Auditor General examines and certifies accounts of a body by virtue of an enactment or agreement.
§ (5) Section 8(1) shall apply for the purposes of the examination of the body's accounts as it applies for the purposes of the examination of a department's accounts.
§ (6) The Treasury may by order provide for the accounts of a body to be audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General.
§ (7) An order under subsection (6)—
- (a) may be made in relation to a body only if it appears to the Treasury that the body exercises functions of a public nature or is entirely or substantially funded from public money,
- (b) may make such supplementary or consequential provision (including provision amending an enactment) as the Treasury think expedient,
- (c) shall not be made unless the Treasury have consulted the Comptroller and Auditor General, and
- (d) shall not be made unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.'.—[Mr. Timms.]